versionist

versionist

(ˈvɜːʃənɪst; ˈvɜːʒənɪst) or

versioner

n
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a translator
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) someone who creates or prefers a version
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After all, the arguments of "versionists" like Gary Taylor, Steven Urkowitz, and Michael Warren that the conflated ideal text produced by eighteenth-century Shakespeare editors and confirmed by Greg-Bowers did not adequately represent Shakespeare's actual methods of composition have been predicated on such a collocation of author and edition.(43) But what if we were to read Ozick's texts against their intentionalist grain?